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May 17 2012 | 1:01pm ET
Goldman Sachs' largest internal hedge fund is set to sell a chunk of its Facebook shares at a very tidy profit, indeed.
Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, the four-year-old equity hedge fund run within Goldman by former proprietary trading chief Ranaan Agus, will sell 1.57 million of the 3.61 million Facebook shares it bought, along with Goldman and its clients, last January. The bank is also set to participate in Facebook's initial public offering, which could value the company at more than $100 billion—twice the $50 billion Goldman valued it at a year ago.
GSIP's take-home from the IPO will be between $53.4 million and $59.6 million—more if the IPO's runners sell some of the additional 4.3 million shares Goldman has agreed to put up to meet demand.
Goldman's non-U.S. high net-worth clients, who bought the lion's share of the 65.9 million in Facebook shares the bank acquired in January 2011, are expected to sell about $800 million worth of their shares.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...